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'Up to 1 in 3 people in Kent have caught Covid'

'Up to 1 in 3 people in Kent have caught Covid'

07 January 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Almost one in three people in Kent could have already had coronavirus, scientists have estimated.

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'Give us more vaccines' say frustrated GPs

 'Give us more vaccines' say frustrated GPs

07 January 2021

Clinicians are working to vaccinate over-80s against Covid-19 - but say sparse and unpredictable supplies of the vaccine are slowing down the process.

Ice warning issued for parts of Kent

Ice warning issued for parts of Kent

07 January 2021

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued for parts of the county, which could lead to difficult travel conditions.

Anger as council still charging for school travel passes

Anger as council still charging for school travel passes

07 January 2021

An angry mum says struggling families should not have to pay for their children's travel when schools have been closed.

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One squad's crime blitz

One squad's crime blitz

06 January 2021

A specialist police team has secured nearly 70 charges in a month for crimes such as robbery, fraud, theft and burglary in several towns.

Driver seriously injured as car flips

Driver seriously injured as car flips

05 January 2021

A motorist has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after their can overturned on a major road.

Costa drive-thru to open on outskirts of town

Costa drive-thru to open on outskirts of town

05 January 2021

Developers have been given the go-ahead to open a new Costa - despite scores of objections from concerned residents.

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Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

Mystery of legendary pilot's tragic final flight

05 January 2021

The circumstances surrounding the death of a world-famous pilot off the Kent coast remain a mystery to this day.

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'We're the sacrificial lamb for the second time'

'We're the sacrificial lamb for the second time'

01 January 2021

Fishing rights were a sticking point in Brexit negotiations - and on the day the deal with the EU comes into force, industry reps feel betrayed.

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'Stay away from our town'

'Stay away from our town'

31 December 2020

Residents have urged "selfish and irresponsible" people to stop breaching government guidelines by travelling dozens of miles to their town.

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Council reveals £200m plan to tackle climate change

Council reveals £200m plan to tackle climate change

31 December 2020

A council has revealed 'ambitious' £200m plans to help reduce its carbon emissions through measures such as replacing its cars with electric vehicles.

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12,315 youngsters with Covid in Kent since schools reopened

12,315 youngsters with Covid in Kent since schools reopened

31 December 2020

With a new school term set to start, analysis reveals more than 12,000 youngsters in the county have tested positive for Covid-19 since September.

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The Kent hospitals trust with England's highest Covid death rate

The Kent hospitals trust with England's highest Covid death rate

31 December 2020

More people are dying with coronavirus in a Kent hospitals trust than anywhere else in England, new figures reveal.

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GPs hope to deliver thousands of Covid jabs a week

GPs hope to deliver thousands of Covid jabs a week

30 December 2020

Health chiefs say they are delighted with the approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine - as they prepare to immunise thousands more against Covid.

Microbrewery bid snubbed despite calls to 'kickstart' area

Microbrewery bid snubbed despite calls to 'kickstart' area

30 December 2020

A firm wanting to build a microbrewery along a coastal stretch has been urged to add a bar to the scheme - after its plans were snubbed again.

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'Covid has made coffee smell like car fumes and toothpaste taste like petrol'

'Covid has made coffee smell like car fumes and toothpaste taste like petrol'

29 December 2020

A Covid victim has told how the virus has left with her greatly distorted senses of taste and smell.

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Flood alerts issued as Kent braces for Storm Bella

Flood alerts issued as Kent braces for Storm Bella

26 December 2020

Flood alerts have now been issued for parts of Kent as Storm Bella moves across the county.

McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

McDonald's drive-thru expansion 'will stop queues on major road'

24 December 2020

Highways bosses believe a bid to expand a McDonald's drive-thru will prevent queues from backing out onto a major road.

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Elderly resident burgled by bogus carer

Elderly resident burgled by bogus carer

23 December 2020

Police have issued a warning after an elderly resident was burgled by a woman who claimed to be a carer.

Post delayed due to Covid outbreak at delivery office

Post delayed due to Covid outbreak at delivery office

23 December 2020

Residents fear they may not receive Christmas cards until the new year after a Covid outbreak among postal workers put a stop to their deliveries.

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